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Elkem Silicon Products Ningxia

The plant is based at Shizuishan Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone in Ningxia.

Elkem Foundry China (EFC) originated from the plant site of Elkem Carbon China Co., Ltd since 2004.
Operations began on this same site in 2005, supplying magnesium-ferrosilicon and inoculants. In 2013, a 2nd furnace began working and the CSP line was upgraded. The capacity was up to 13,000t by 2017.
In 2018, a new plant was built providing direct access to raw materials and energy resources.

With an innovation culture and improvement focus, EFC is growing rapidly within the Chinese and Asian market. With superior product quality and customer focused service, EFC now holds a leading position in the market and is regarded highly by the Chinese foundry industry. EFC is expanding its presence in the market and maintains the leading benchmark producer of foundry alloys.

Foundry Alloys

The quality and consistency of foundry alloys are crucial for the production of cast iron in iron foundry processes.

Elkem Foundry China certificates

Management System Certificate
Validity date: 14 October 2025

Management System Certificate
Validity date: 14 October 2025


  • 2 induction furnaces
  • 85 employees
  • Production of 80 grades of nodularisers and 3 grades of inoculants
  • Annual capacity of 30.000 mt

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